Salt Lake City July Events

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It's almost impossible not to have fun in Utah during July, with two big holidays, summer concerts, sporting events, outdoor recreation and more! Here's a list of selected July events in the Salt Lake City area.

Note: While we do our best to make sure all information is accurate, please call or check the website to verify details for events you are attending.

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    Celebrate the 4th in SLC, with parades, fireworks, concerts, community festivals, rodeos, sporting events, and more.

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    Music and a summer evening go together like peanut butter and chocolate.

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    Many Salt Lake area farmer's markets start their seasons in July, making it one of the yummiest months of the year in Utah.

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    There's plenty of free entertainment in the Salt Lake area during the summer, including free movie nights sponsored by community organizations throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Most are outdoors, so bring a blanket and a few of your best friends to enjoy a great movie and a beautiful summer evening.

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    Prevent summer boredom with this list of Salt Lake area summer day camps for kids, including fun programs at Bad Dog Arts, Miss Kaye's Performing Arts Camp, the Utah Children's Theatre and more.

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    Utah Shakespeare Festival in Cedar City

    Utah Shakespeare Festival

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    Hosted by Southern Utah University, the Utah Shakespeare Festival is a great event that's definitely worth the trip to Cedar City.

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    Gardening Classes

    Don't let the hot July weather keep you out of the garden - you can find a huge variety of gardening classes this month in the Salt Lake area, at Red Butte Garden, Jordan Valley Conservation Garden Park, the Utah Botanical Center, Thanksgiving Point, and many more locations. Many of the classes are free.

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    Monday Family Nights at Red Butte Garden feature music, dance, crafts and activities associated with the many cultures.

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    Gallivan Center Weekday Workouts

    Weekday Workouts are designed to move, tone and shape those muscles that have been stuck behind your desk all day!

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    Salt Lake Bees

    Salt Lake Bees

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    Enjoy a Bees game, plus the occasional fireworks display after the game.

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    The Depot, a live music venue at The Gateway, features concerts in July.

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    Pioneer Day Parade

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    Pioneer Day, also known as Days of '47 or simply the 24th of July, marks the day in 1847 when Brigham Young and the Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley. It's an extra summer holiday for most Utahns, celebrated in much the same way as the 4th of July with picnics, parades, rodeos, concerts, and fireworks.

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    Wasatch Wildflower Festival

    Landscape of Little Cottonwood Canyon, with the Devil's Castle mountain peak, in the Wasatch mountain range. Wild flowers in tall grass.

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    Enjoy the height of the Wasatch's wildflower season with free guided walks and hikes at Brighton, Solitude, Alta, and Snowbird.